During December 2019 – February 2020, “Ukrnafta” OJSC (50% + 1 share belongs to NJSC "Naftogaz of Ukraine", 100 % state-owned) received over UAH 600 million from commercial companies, allegedly related to the minority shareholder of “Ukrnafta”.
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine finished the pre-trial investigation as of the First Deputy Chairman of Naftogaz of Ukraine and the First Deputy Chairman of the Board of Odesa Port Plant. The abovementioned persons are suspected of allegedly committing a crime under Part 5 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post committed in respect of an especially gross amount).
Detectives of the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine finished pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding in respect of Andriy Pasishnyk, the Acting Deputy of the Board Chairman of the Naftogaz National Joint Stock Company unlawfully influencing the actions of Aivaras Abromavičius, the Minister of Economy and Trade, member of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine with the purpose of preventing him from performing his duties and persuading him to make an unlawful decision (article 344, part 1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).
On Wednesday, 9 March the detectives of the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine in agreement with the Specialised Anti-Corruption Prosecutor issued a notice of suspicion on interference with the work of a public official (article 344, part 1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine) to Andriy Pasishnyk, the Acting Deputy of the Board Chairman of the Naftogaz National Joint Stock Company.